The program at Palpation Prep School of Massage will cover the following areas:
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology – Includes a tour or the body, chemistry, cells and covers in-depth all the systems of the body.
Kinesiology – Includes muscle identification and understanding; origin, insertion and action; bones; ligaments; tendons; joints and more. We utilize a wide variety of methods addressing all learning styles to ensure complete understanding of muscles.
Massage Theory & Practice – Includes the history of massage, self-care, postural analysis; basic, advanced and deep tissue techniques; pregnancy; Soft Tissue Release; sports massage, and other specialized techniques are included. Specialized Bodymechanics injury – treatment, pathology and treatment classes that are the hallmark of our program are emphasized.
Clinical Business, Ethics & Communications – Includes boundaries, ethics, office skills, marketing, billing, law and financial.
The Palpation Prep–School of Massage Advanced 650-hour Massage Therapy Program includes:
164 hours Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology
52 hours System Pathology and Injury Pathology
244 hours Massage Theory and Practice (Includes 8 hours of Introduction to Massage Workshop and 68 hours of Injury Treatment)
68 hours Clinical/Business Practices
50 hours Student Clinic (Additional 14 hours of Student Clinic not included in total)